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. i want to show you what will move in tomorrow. we're all going to cool down slightly. the big cooldown near the coast. offshore winds today. and the fog, more onshore winds will move that inland so get ready for cooler temperatures for tomorrow. >> alan: that heat combined with the danger of fireworks is signaling a precautionary tone this fourth of july weekend. we're at the alameda county fair where the temperature has dropped to 94 degrees. feeling any cooler out there? >> reporter: actually, believe it or not that three degree difference does make a huge difference. you can see the people lined up at the cooling center. this where the paramedics have been delivering first aid all day long. >> welcome to the county fair! >> reporter: there really isn't a wait to beat the near triple digit heat. you just learn to cope with it. that means hiding under whatever shade you can find or create, and staying well hydrated. >> going to the misters, and then jump in the pool. >> reporter: as temperatures sizzled, so did grills in the bay area, in spite of the warning. the scorching we
% blame congress and republicans. >> this say the long running down turn is forcing big fundamentals in how americans live. 54% of americans say they have had to change their lifestyle in a big way. someone in the household or close friend or family member has been laid off in the last year. 82% of marines say they areing a difficult time finding a job in their area. we wanted to know how it affected you. we invite you to record a video dairy and then upload it to u report or e-mail it to ureport to us and we may be coming out to tell your story. >> a democratic congressman is resigning in the growing sex skeanld. david wu of oregon made the announcement. yesterday nancy pelosi called for an ethics investigation after accusations by wu had a sexual encounter with an 18-year-old woman. he said he wouldn't step down but the well-being of his children come first so he'll resign. >>> just ahead, mcdonald's menu make over. how happy meal will get healthier. michelle obama weighs in on the changes. >> first i couldn't go to sleep. wide with awake. >> 49ers are back to work but they will re
when the plane hit. lisa amin gulezian reports on the family and investigation. >> he was like my big brother, looking out for me. >> john can't believe his brother is dead. david and his wife and sons were on their way to to yosemite when they crashed. this little boy laid flowers at the crash scene. this is video taken by a witness soon after the plane crashed near watsonville community hospital. n.t.s.b. is in charge of find go out what happened. investigators picked through the charred remains. >> we looked at the man, machine and environment. we look at the pilot, his or training and experiences. >> david has started flying a few years ago. he bought the plane last year. investigators won't speculate on a cause for this crash but his friends have their own ideas. >> probably the airplane stalled and lost altitude when you lose altitude on takeoff there isn't enough altitude to recover from a stall. >> authorities confirmed, they died instantly. >> it's just incredible family they do so much. if you need a hug, a smile, anything, they were there. >> to see one of them injured let
this morning involving a big rig and a ucsf shuttle bus. that happened around 6:20. good morning, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. one person was killed and three others injured. the crash happened and octavia and oak. nick? >> reporter: good morning, more than four and a half hours after a klilgs disrupted the early morning commute, pa parts of octavia and oak remain closed. >> to be a pedestrian in this area and driving is dangerous. >> an early morning commute turned deadly in san francisco when this 18-wheeler collided with a sum csf shuttle van. >> there was a passenger that was ejected and landed underneath the vehicle and was fatally injured. >> they were headed north on octavia but it's not clear which driver is at fault. >> there is no indication there was any alcohol involved. >> the driver of the 15 passenger vehicle was one of three injured and taken to area hospitals with complaints of pain but no life-threatening injuries. residents of this neighborhood are frustrated and say accidents here are common. >> i called city hall, the whole neighborhood has called city hal
average temperatures. people got out and enjoyed the warm weather. the fair, a big fashion trend is hats. a lot of people wearing hats to protect themselves from the sub. while the warm, sunny weather is inviting. at it important to remember to stay safe. >> the fourth of july is on the weekend, and the key thing is to stay hydrated. and just straight water is a great plan, and if possible stay away from salty foods which can >> we're under a "spare the air" alert tomorrow. the bay area air quality management district is expecting up healthy conditions so officials say limit your driving over the 4th of july weekend. >> here's a good way to spend a summer day. here's a live look from the santa cruz camera. the coast is the place to be to escape the heat. here's a sign the cooldown is coming. this is the fog rolling into the area. much thicker a short time ago and now not quite as think. meteorologist leigh glaser is here with the latest. >> leigh: some of the fog kept temperatures in coastal communities down, and we'll see some cool temperatures develop overnight tonight. mainly near the
at an iconic skating rink. >>> also, fog over the bay area, and a big marathon coming up tomorrow. leigh glaser will have your accuweather seven-day forecast when we come back. >> the giants needed a good long start from madison baumgardner today. he only gave up five runs in the first. a long day for madison. we'll [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. go! go! completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters. >> it's the end of an rare in milpitas. it's the time for the farewell skate at cal skate, one of the last skating rinks in the bay area, running nonstop for the last 34 years. >> parents opened the facility in 1977, and we've had a great run. we've developed a real culture here at ca cal skate. people are very sad -- people are very sad that we're leav
in criminal activity and we have is seen a big reduction in violence. when things like this happen, we have to determine why. >> she doesn't think the neighborhood is safer. >> i want to move. i just secure my area, my place of living. that is about it. >> reporter: police are still trying to come up with a motive in this case. as for the man being questioned who was here at the scene, she person of interest and not a suspect at this point. >>> sacramento based c-130 coastguard crew will make at aerial search for the 78 people still missing from a chartered fishing boat that sank in mexican waters back on july 3rd. a group of bay area residents were on board when the ship was knocked over by big waves. lisa amin gulezian talked to one survivor who found himself floating in the sea of cortez watching the boating under. >> charles gibson is used to facing danger, he is a former lieutenant and he is the chief of police for the xhoornt cac community college district the. he was also on board the erik. >> it was just like erik as it went down in the water. i felt the feeling of aabandonment. >>
? ahead a big crowd came out for a big celebration. the long wait for a permanent library comes to an end for folks in one neighborhood. and then -- >> he knows what's going on. >> he knows what you're doing. >> he's got to be able to breathe. >> a close encounter for whale researchers. ahead how they saved a harpback's life. >> hi there, everyone. i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. we'll take a look at live doppler 7 hd, so where the severe storms are happening right now, plus our accuweather >> thieves stole more than two dozen firearms from a military base in southern california. the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms says 26ak-74 assault rifles and a sniper rifle were stolen from a fly warehouse at fort erwin in san bernardino county on july 15th. arrests have been made, but no details were given. only one rifle was recovered. there's a $10,000 for information leading to more arrests. >>> after more than 75 years in temporary spaces a permanent library is open tonight in san francisco's visitacion valley neighborhood. a loud crowd came out today for the grand opening celebration, in
. safeway says the ban violates the constitutional right to sell cigarettes. originally big box stores had been allowed to sell cigarettes. they found it discriminated against other pharmacies and the city extend that had ban. >> the smoking ban in san francisco has been in place for years but a change to that law last year is having an impact on places where a certain kind of smoking has koorntd continued. they are cracking down on hooka lounges. >> you fill it up with water halfway. >> he demonstrates the hookah at polk street tobacco shot which is next door to hookah dream lounge. he says his dad put $100,000 into the lounge and isn't sure what to do next. >> a lot of families are going to go broke. who knows what is going to happen. >> its water pipe for smoking flavored tobaccos through a long tube. multiple users can use different mouthpieces. they say it's nothing like cigarette tobacco. >> but the department of public health disagrees. >> there is a lot of science that exposure from the hookah is equal not greater than cigarettes because of the number of people and amount of time.
. looks like we won't see any changes in the short term there. but overall the big picture sending in some cloud cover. this is all due to the big high that has encompassed the nation with that very, very hot, sticky weather. the flow around it allowing for the moisture to move in to the eastern portion of the bay area. and that includes the sierra nevada. so we will look for the thunderstorm activity from the northern and southern sierra, in fact the flash flood watch throughout the day today. we saw the thunderstorms yesterday. so if you are traveling today or tomorrow, be aware of that. we can see some very heavy downpours from time to time in the mountains, the foothills. and by tomorrow, sunday, the focus shifts closer to home. really the south bay and portions of monterey. so not only is slight chance of a thunderstorm, but more likely the high clouds, the mid-level clouds and maybe the muggy feel to the air here as a piece of energy here drifts to the west. so this afternoon we will see more moisture in the sierra, the spine of the sierra so that's going to be the setup for the week
valleys. 79 in antioch. still low 60s along the coast. half moon bay, 61. big story is how much warmer it is than yesterday. 2 degrees in fremont. 8 in livermore. we don't have much of a wind. that free air-conditioning is not around. 8 miles an hour winds at half moon bay. rest of us, check out the warming trend, santa rosa, 95 by sunday. 84 in oakland, san jose, concord and redwood city all in the 90s by sunday when the heat peaks. we'll talk about the potential for poor air quality in a minute. >>> still ahead, a bay area social gaming company hopes to be the next big thing on wall street. a bombshell in a high profile sexual assault case. new details on the hotel maid. and fast food restaurants is more than burgers and fries new menu >>> the former head of the imf walked out of court free without bail this morning after a bombshell that could cripple the sexual assault case against them. prosecutors have reasons to not fully trust the hotel maid of her accusations of rape. >> dominique strauss-kahn walked out of court free on his own recognizance. they h
beat the french team 3-1 in the world sock are cup match. the incredible drama playing out on the big screen tv. amy hollyfield was there to watch the, site. and joins us with more. >> the crowd was on the feet when the goals were scored but now everyone seems to be focused on the finals. a dedicated crowd. it's very cold here at civic center plaza but those here can't watch say they can't imagine watching it anyplace else. this crowd was larger than the one over the weekend. u.s.a. fever appears to be spreading. >> it's very exciting to be out. enjoying soccer with friends. >> it's so fun and then you see it. you are like, i could do that. i just like it. >> we can't control the weather but soccer is an international game and this is an international city and the opportunity to celebrate women's sports and do something is free it's totally worth it. >> it was the game against brazil that took everyone's breath away 5-3. it all came down to the penalty kick. today looked almost easy they took france away 3-1. they the screen will keep up and screen for sunday's final game the u.s.a. w
francisco. big spread from sausalito at 70. santa rosa at 82. to ukiah near hundred degrees today. 68 in monterey and sunshine and mid-80s around santa cruz to low to mid 90s. big game at the coliseum, not only are the twins in town but fireworks tonight. mostly clear, 65 dropping down to 60 by the time the fireworks blast off. tonight you can see the clouds around the bay, the coast and north bay like it was this morning with mid to upper 50s, even a 62 in antioch. jetstream is well to the north. we're going watch high pressure to our south push the warm weather through the central valley and into the east bay valleys. it's because we still have a sea breeze during the weekend, looks like most of us will stay relatively mild. the closer you get to the central valley warmest it's going to be. heading up to tahoe or yosemite, chance of thunderstorms not only today but through the weekend. >> seven-day forecast, note those temperatures inland, flirlgt with 90 and upper 70s around the bay and low to mid-50s around the coast. >>> thanks, mike. >>> a panel of medical experts is now saying
the holiday. even if the big pack costs $239. and in dublin, one of the few polices in alameda county where it's trial guy sell fireworks, every purchase, big or small, comes with a warning. >> we ask them to please stay where it's legal. please stay in dublin. we ask them to go the parks that are designated for fireworks. >> even if parks aren't in the works for this family, they plan to take their own precaution tomorrow. >> i guess keep them away from the fireworks, and have them in the distance. and for them they can play with the sparklers. >> reporter: this year, fireworks aren't the only potentially dangerous fourth of july tradition. the scorching weather forced bay area air quality monitors to declare it a "spare the air" day, and while barbecuing was not illegal but it was not advised. >> we encourage them to use the gas grills because the pollute less. >> for those who insist on charcoal, air call quality contl has another request. leave the lighter fluid out. >> welcome to the alameda county fair! >> reporter: as temperatures inched towards triple digits in pleasanton, fair goers i
day with dangerous heating. i'll be back with a full look. >> also ahead big changes coming to the oakland zoo to make it more of a wild animal park. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> oakland zoo is about to undergo a major renovation. when the would is completed in a few years, it will be the biggest animal park in northern california. >> the oakland zoo it's on the 45 acres in the on east bay hills overlooking the san francisco bay. city council has now approved a plan to more than double its size to more than a hundred acres. >> allow us to have two parts to the zoo, the the other is more of wild animal park. >> the focus will object native animals and plants in an area that will be called the california trail. >> so we wanted to show that the bears are s a california native. jaguar is a california native. >> animals that used to call this space home but were pushed out by humans like the grizzly bear. >> the animals coming down wood lands being here, it was one of prime areas in the state of california. >> these new animal exhibits will only
, the chain of events that led up to this big mess in minneapolis. >> checking out the emery cam in high definition, still a few clouds for your evening. denny's new tour of america menu. 50 star cuisine. the new tour of america menu. starting at $4.99. only at denny's. america's diner is always open. >> casey anthony is spending her last night in jail preparing for an uncertain future. jail officials in orange county, florida, plan to release anthony some time tomorrow. her attorney says anthony is scared to leave jail because of numerous threats on her life from people who believe she was involved in the depth of her daughter caylee. earlier this month a jury acquitted anthony of murder but convicted her on four counts of police. with time served and good behavior, she does not have to serve out her four-year sentence for that. >>> talks are going on behind the scenes this weekend over raising the national debt limit. after weeks of bipartisan negotiations, republicans are split within their ranks, and the democratic-controlled senate is making its own plans without the white house. to
:00 this morning. >> when we that l flew in we saw she was clinging to it. that was big surprise because we saw the board first. she looks to be in really good condition and good spirits. >> she said she knew she was being looked for and she was ready to get home. >> there is a good chance that rescuers passed over her during night because of the darkness would have made it tough to see her. this is the second flight crew to search. this scene launched at 2:30 this morning, when the fog cleared and daylight hit it made all the difference. when they finally did recover her, 13 hours later, all the rescuers had the they amount of relief. >> everyone was really excited and kind of disbelief. she did a great job. i was really surprised how good a shape she was. >> they took her to an ambulance over at sfo where paramedics checked her out and determined she was fine and told her she could go home. officers went on and on she had a good life jacket and good west suit. if you want to make a moment out of this, she could have been using strobe lights, they would have found her sooner but overall, it's
people died when a big rig slammed into the train at a crossing east of reno on june thtdz. truck driver is among the victims. n.t.s.b. is still working with the nevada highway patrol on that investigation. >> a wildfire in yuba county continues to grow tonight's. the fire has burned more than 400 acres and only 60% contained. it's burning in a rural area. they say it was sparked by downed power lines and right now there are no homes in danger. >>> in fairfield members of the parent teachers association say they are devastated after somebody trashed the storage shed. the shed is located near the elementary school and was filled with items for the school's fall festival and haunted house. pta says none of the damage by insurance and lost $1,000 from supplies. anyone with information about the vandalism last saturday is asked to contact the fairfield police. >>> president obama arrives capitol hill tonight for a rare meeting with congressional leaders to talk about the debt ceiling. they allowed cameras for a brief photo op before beginning talks. despite a rejection from house speaker boe
, not nearly as big. highway 1 between lake street and the golden gate bridge will be closed in both directions from 8:00 tonight through 11:00 tomorrow morning. the closer will allow crews to shift traffic to a new bridge. detour signs will be up to get you around the area. >>> this morning volunteers will resume their search for missing nursing student michelle le. yesterday a new search failed to turn up any new leads. a group went through the else of east fremont. among the group was le's brother, who has worked tirelessly to find his sister. >> i can't imagine life without her. living without her has been a struggle. it's been almost more than i can bear. >> le was last seen going to her car at the hospital more than seven weeks ago. there is a $100,000 reward for information about her disappearance. >> 22 san san jose firefighters are reinstated. some positions are filled by new hires after some found new jobs. but people in the neighborhood are still not happy. station 33 in that neighborhood was the only one shut down last year and there is no money to reopen that station. >> i was real
graffiti in san jose. the project creates murals in areas where tagging is a big problem. it is geared toward at-risk kids by giving them something positive to do and helping create pride in their neighborhood. many of the kids who join the project actually turn in their gang colors. a very good project out there. that's it for abc7 news at five. thanks for joining us. world news is next. our next newscast tonight is 6:00 p.m. don't forget to connect 24-7
>> one big burger makes the quarter pounder shake in its buns. going for the meaty world record at the alameda county fair. the kurt record is 590-pounds. this baby exceeds 600 pounds of meat alone but it's well balanced. lettuce, onion, and every product is spoused -- sourced locally. it's going to take 12 hours to cook and they plan to serve 2 to 3,000 bites for 99 cents each. froze the al -- alameda community food back. >> want fries with that? >> stake -- steak fries. >> that's it for us. thanks for joining us. see you again tonight at 11:00. you can connect 24/7 at abc7news.com. captioned by closed captioning services inc.
of soccer fans gathered to watch the game on the big screen. team usa fans were disappointed but also happy for japan. >> it is not a u.s. game without drama. that's for sure. it was dramatic, but japan deserved it. the u.s. will get it next year. >> they kept on coming back. i was not worried at all. they pulled it through. >> we'll have more highlights from today's match coming up in sports . >> on to other news oakland police identified a person of interest in the killing of a young mother whose body was dumped and set on fire. the body of 21 year old monica rodas was found in the rock ridge neighborhood. today oakland east lake ymca held a carwash to raise money for the funeral cost and help the family and set up possibly a trust for her son. >> we are here to raise funds for the funeral but she left a two year old son and raise the consciousness to the bay area. it is an outrage. >> donations to the fund can be made in the ymca in oakland. crimestoppers is offering a $10,000 reward for the information leading to the arrest of her killer. >> casey anthony is keeping a low profile tonigh
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